Tag: Communist China

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Communist China is a titanic, omni-directional pain in the posterior – to nigh everyone on the planet. Made in China 2025: The Industrial Plan that China Doesn’t Want Anyone Talking About China’s Grand Strategy: The New Silk Road China’s String of Pearls Strategy Why China Won’t Stop Island Building in the South China Sea: “China’s…

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You don’t even want to go a little Communist. 100 Years of Communism – and 100 Million Dead Unless you’re a US Leftist. Then you readily, speedily, happily go full Communist. Oh – And let us not let them pretend there is a distinction between Socialism and Communism.  There is not: “Communism is Socialism –…

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In the great 2006 Martin Scorsese flick The Departed, undercover cop supervisor Martin Sheen says to undercover cop Leonardo diCaprio: “Microprocessors.  We’ll probably be at war with the Chinese in twenty-odd years – Costello is selling them military technology.  Microprocessors, chips, computer parts – anybody says anything about anything like that…you let us know.” “Costello”…

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Behold the 21st Century’s diet version of an “international incident”: Could a Tweet Sink the (National Basketball Association) NBA’s Business Relationships in China? It’s Complicated: “(A) single tweet from a general manager supporting protesters in Hong Kong could threaten that relationship and affect the way the public here and abroad views the league’s intentions on…

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We didn’t win the (first) Cold War with Communist Russia – by handing them trillions of dollars. Embargoes and Sanctions – Cold War Sanctions: “In 1948, the United States began a campaign of economic sanctions against the Soviet Union that would last more than fifty years…. “For many years, the embargo on the Soviet Union…

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Like most people, the mysterious world of digital currencies remains for the most part…well, a bit of a mystery. I’ve occasionally dived into some readings on cryptocurrencies – and found the water to be a little chilly.  I do get the basic gist.  And I certainly understand the desire to end run governments – with…